Get out the Vote

 Consolidated Primary – February 23

ESTABLISHED POLITICAL PARTIES – OFFICERS TO BE NOMINATED AT THE PRIMARY

Municipal –municipalities with population over 5,000 and/or special charter districts
  • Mayor or President
  • Treasurer
  • Clerk
  • Aldermen or Trustees

*Municipalities with a population under 5,000 may determine by ordinance that political parties shall nominate candidates by primary.

*Villages that have nominated and elected candidates for president and trustees in partisan elections prior to 1992, may continue to hold partisan elections.

Townships - Townships with a population over 5,000 whose boundaries lie wholly within a municipality. Townships in Cook County and townships with a population of more than 15,000 outside Cook County may conduct a primary if approved by the township central committee.

  • Supervisor (outside Cook County)
  • Clerk (outside Cook County)
  • Assessor/Multi-township Assessor
  • Highway Commissioner
  • Collector (if elected)
  • Trustees

NONPARTISAN – OFFICERS TO BE NOMINATED AT THE PRIMARY

  • Municipal – Council-Manager form Mayor or President
  • Clerk
  • Treasurer
  • Council Members, Trustees or Alderman

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 Consolidated Election – April 6

ESTABLISHED POLITICAL PARTIES, INDEPENDENT, AND NEW POLITICAL PARTY OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED:

Municipal
  • Mayor or President
  • Clerk
  • Treasurer
  • Alderman or Trustee
Township
  • Supervisor
  • Clerk
  • Assessor or Multi-Township Assessor
  • Highway Commissioner
  • Collector (if elected)
  • Trustees

NONPARTISAN OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED (General Summary):

  • Municipal - Council-Manager form and Commission form
  • Mayor or President
  • Clerk
  • Treasurer (Council-Manager only)
  • Council Members, Commissioners, or Trustees, or Aldermen
  • Municipal – City of Chicago (run—off elections if required)
  • Municipal – Aldermanic (run-off elections if required)
  • Park District – Commissioners and Trustees
  • Public Library District – Trustees
  • Township and Municipal Library – Trustees
  • Regional Board of School Trustees – Trustees
  • School District – Board Members and School Directors
  • School District - Special Charter – Inspectors and Board Members
  • Township Trustees of Schools (Cook County)
  • Community College District – Trustees
  • Township Land Commissioners (in counties under 220,000 population)
  • Fire Protection District – Trustees
  • Public Water District – Trustees
  • Fox Waterway Management Agency -- Chairman, Directors: 2 Directors from Lake County; 1 Director from McHenry County
  • Forest Preserve District -- Commissioners
  • Road District – Clerk and Commissioners
  • Springfield Metropolitan Exposition and Auditorium Authority – Commissioners
  • Other special purpose districts (see applicable statues)

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 2021 local election dates to know


Consolidated Primary

 Consolidated Election

Consolidated Election

 Election Dates

 

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